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Nielsen Holdings (NLSN) Holdings Lifted by ARP Americas LP

ARP Americas LP grew its position in Nielsen Holdings (NYSE:NLSN) by 41.2% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 14,400 shares of the business services provider’s stock after buying an additional 4,200 shares during the period. ARP Americas LP’s holdings in Nielsen were worth $458,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of NLSN. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC raised its holdings in Nielsen by 2,712.9% in the fourth quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 4,360 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $159,000 after buying an additional 4,205 shares during the last quarter. Sciencast Management LP purchased a new position in Nielsen in the fourth quarter worth about $200,000. Creative Planning purchased a new position in Nielsen in the fourth quarter worth about $204,000. Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC purchased a new position in Nielsen in the fourth quarter worth about $208,000. Finally, First Allied Advisory Services Inc. purchased a new position in Nielsen in the fourth quarter worth about $224,000. 98.45% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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Shares of NYSE NLSN opened at $30.19 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.86, a current ratio of 1.23 and a quick ratio of 1.23. The company has a market cap of $10,761.57, a P/E ratio of 14.31, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.52 and a beta of 0.96. Nielsen Holdings has a 12-month low of $29.65 and a 12-month high of $43.61.

Nielsen (NYSE:NLSN) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, April 26th. The business services provider reported $0.20 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.44 by ($0.24). The business had revenue of $1.61 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.61 billion. Nielsen had a net margin of 6.46% and a return on equity of 16.45%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 5.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.20 earnings per share. equities research analysts anticipate that Nielsen Holdings will post 2.48 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, June 20th. Investors of record on Wednesday, June 6th will be given a dividend of $0.35 per share. This represents a $1.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.64%. This is a positive change from Nielsen’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.34. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, June 5th. Nielsen’s payout ratio is 64.45%.

Several research analysts have issued reports on NLSN shares. Robert W. Baird raised shares of Nielsen from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Monday, January 8th. ValuEngine cut shares of Nielsen from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, April 4th. Credit Suisse Group reduced their price target on shares of Nielsen from $44.00 to $43.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research note on Friday, February 9th. BMO Capital Markets reduced their price target on shares of Nielsen from $40.00 to $38.00 and set a “market perform” rating for the company in a research note on Monday, February 12th. Finally, Morgan Stanley reduced their price target on shares of Nielsen from $47.00 to $46.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research note on Friday, February 9th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $40.93.

In related news, Director Robert C. Pozen sold 12,210 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, April 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $31.96, for a total transaction of $390,231.60. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 224,012 shares in the company, valued at $7,159,423.52. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, CFO Jamere Jackson sold 19,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, March 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $32.97, for a total transaction of $626,430.00. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now owns 81,848 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,698,528.56. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 0.35% of the company’s stock.

Nielsen Profile

Nielsen Holdings plc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an information and measurement company. It operates through Buy and Watch segments. The company provides media and marketing information, analytics, and manufacturer and retailer expertise about what and where consumers buy, read, watch, and listen.

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  • [By Paul Ausick]

    Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE: NLSN) lost nearly 2.7% Friday to post a new 52-week low of $42.25 after closing Thursday at $43.41. The 52-week high is $55.94. Volume of around 6.7 million was nearly 3 times the daily average of around 2.6 million shares traded. The data research and information company had no specific news Friday.

  • [By Chris Lange]

    The S&P 500 stock posting the largest daily percentage loss ahead of the close Thursday was Nielsen Holdings PLC (NYSE: NLSN) which traded down over 9% at $33.99. The stocks 52-week range is $33.90 to $45.73. Volume was 11.3 million compared to the daily average volume of 3.8 million.

  • [By Paul Ausick]

    Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE: NLSN) dropped about 1.5% Thursday to post a new 52-week low of $40.97 after closing Wednesday at $41.59. The 52-week high is $55.94. Volume of around 5.2 million was about 70% above the daily average of around 3.2 million shares traded. The company had no specific news Thursday.

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Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Chris Lange]

    The S&P 500 stock posting the largest daily percentage loss ahead of the close Thursday was Nielsen Holdings PLC (NYSE: NLSN) which traded down over 9% at $33.99. The stocks 52-week range is $33.90 to $45.73. Volume was 11.3 million compared to the daily average volume of 3.8 million.

  • [By Paul Ausick]

    Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE: NLSN) lost nearly 2.7% Friday to post a new 52-week low of $42.25 after closing Thursday at $43.41. The 52-week high is $55.94. Volume of around 6.7 million was nearly 3 times the daily average of around 2.6 million shares traded. The data research and information company had no specific news Friday.

  • [By Paul Ausick]

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